How to Become a City Volunteer
The City of Lakewood counts on their dedicated volunteers to provide time and services to help meet the diverse needs of the community. “Every Volunteer Makes a Difference!”
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities.
- Police Volunteers (Reserve Officer Recruiting Flyer )
- Administrative Volunteers (clerical work, counter reception)
- Parks and Recreation volunteers such as; coaches and senior center volunteers
If you are interested in volunteering for one of the above positions you may apply for volunteer positions online .
Special event volunteers for SummerFest, Parks Appreciation Day, Make a Difference Day and Truck and Tractor Day should contact the Parks Department for more information.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
Our advisory boards are run by volunteers with administrative support by city staff. Eleven of our fourteen advisory boards report to the City Council.
Adopt-a-site/Adopt-a-street programs are city-wide litter control and maintenance programs staffed by volunteer organizations. Volunteers contribute to a cleaner environment and a more attractive city by adopting sites or streets, removing litter and maintaining each site.
Lakewood’s Promise is a community-wide effort to enhance the quality of life for all young people and to promote their future success. Lakewood was voted one of the top 100 communities in the nation for youth by America’s Promise.
Eagle or Gold Scout Projects
Emergency Shelter Volunteer Recruitment
The City of Lakewood is committed to the development of an emergency sheltering program and is currently seeking volunteers willing to be trained to serve their community in a crisis.
Thank you for your interest in serving your community. For additional questions or assistance, please call (253) 589-2489.